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Age Group: Little KIX 2-8

Training Night: Sunday 9am, Thursday 5pm, Thursday 6pm - Larkhill Park, Timperley

Match Day: N/A

What we are looking for: Our new early years initiative - Little Kix aims to bring affordable football to children aged 2 to 8 years old. Also offering a pathway into competitive football 

Who to contact: Paul Stewart 07746714315


Age Group:  Open Age Ladies

Training Night: Wednesdays, 7-9pm, Great Academy, Ashton

Match Day: Play on Sundays, Greater Manchester Womens League Div 1

What we are looking for: We are a Charter Standard Club looking to strengthen our coaching staff for the ladies firsts and development squads. Applicants ideally have been in the female game before but this is not a necessity. Level 2 and above for football and also a GK coach vacancy. 

Who to contact:



Age Group: Reserves (Adult)

Training Night:  Thursday, Wright Robinson, 7.30-9.00pm

Match Day: Saturday PM, Cheshire League 1

What we are looking for: The club is looking to recruit two coaches to work alongside the newly appointed manager. Working with small groups, units and full team on a half pitch. Supportive learning environment for coaches looking to increase their exposure and further their coaching journey. Working with a talented, young squad, this is an opportunity for those who can commit to the project fully. 

Who to contact: Darren Jones (Reserve Team Manager) 07469 181 732


AFC Audenshaw

Age Group: Adults

Training Night: Thursday nights Audenshaw King Georges playing fields 6.30pm-8pm

Match Day: 10:30 Sundays

What we are looking for: Looking for a coach to give out club a fresh lease of new training and great display of professional knowledge, looking for freshness with a great attitude to train a young squad.

Who to contact: Daniel Holmes Doyle 07842496276



Age Group: Adults / Men & Women

Training Night: Tuesdays and Thursday 7-9pm. Hough End Playing Fields

Match Day: Mens Saturday 2pm, Womens Sunday 2pm

What we are looking for: We have a great opportunity for new coaches to get hands on experience with our senior teams.

Who to contact: Mohammed Haroon, 0161 327 1715



Age Group: Beechfield United Ladies Open Age 

Training Night: Thursday Walkden High School 8pm to 9pm 

Match Day: Sunday 2pm Greater Manchester Womens League 

What we are looking for: Teams from U/7's to Open Age need an Assistant Coach with basic knowlege to work alongside Team Coach on Training Night and Match Days. 

Who to contact: David Farrand email 



Age Group: Soccer school and various age groups 

Training Night: Saturday morning and various evenings.

Match Day: Various weekend fixtures, depending on the age of teams.

What we are looking for: The Saturday morning soccer school is in need of volunteer coaches and assistants to help out. We are also looking for potential team coaches to run teams. We have lots of numbers of kids in need of coaches to run them.

Who to contact: David Horrocks development Officer and Skills Coach. 07712450181



Age Group: U7 - not named currently / U10 Tigers Girls / U12 Lionesses Girls

Training Night: Monday or Thursday 6-7pm, Wellacre Academy / Thursday 6-8pm (one hour slot not determined yet) / Monday, 6-7pm, Wellacre Academy

Match Day: Salford and District / Saturday, SMGFL, 12.30pm kick offs / Saturday, 12.30pm, SMGFL

What we are looking for: We are a club that seeks to develop and invest in our players, teams and coaches in a fun environment

Who to contact: Pierino Gattei (Pev), 07823 55 44 39,



Age Group: 1st Team - Open Age

Training Night: Various. Wednesday 8pm at Belle Vue Leisure Centre 3G, M12 4WB

Match Day: Manchester League. Saturday Afternoons usually at 2pm. Home ground is Scholes Park, SK8 4LT

What we are looking for: We are looking for a voluntary Assistant Manager/Coach who has an FA Level 2/UEFA C Coaching qualification to work with our team with an immediate start. We are looking to mould a competitive squad, so we are ideally looking for someone who knows the league with good player contacts and organisational skills to help build a team that can help us win matches.

Who to contact: Ben Gage. Email



Age Group: Catalans U10s / Vipers U15

Training Night: Wednesdays, 6:00 - 7:00, Cranbrook Rd, M30 8LD / Tuesday, 7:00 to 8:00, Cleavleys, M30 8HY

Match Day: Saturday Mornings, SDFL / Saturday BBDFL

What we are looking for: We are a club based in Eccles, with 40 teams and we are right at the heart of the local community. We are looking for someone to help the team to progress and grow. We can help with your FA coaching qualifications, and you will receive full support from the committee and from other coaches too. You will need to give at least one training session a week and games at weekend.

Who to contact: Rob 07879413510



Age Group: U7

Training Night: Wednesday Night St Bedes Brantingham road 

Match Day: Saturday AM Manchester respect League 

What we are looking for: We are one of Manchester's oldest clubs with teams from u7-u15.  We offer support to new coaches with all training, learning, equipment and Kit provided

Who to contact: Michael Franklin 07905132727



Age Group: Ligtbowne Lions U12s 

Training Night: Wednesday 7-8pm Monsall

Match Day: Emjfl Sunday Am

What we are looking for: Development coach 

Who to contact: Emma Kelsall 07427562821



Age Group: Manchester Futsal Women's and Girls teams 

Training Night: Didsbury High School, 6-8pm. Belle Vue Sport Village 7-9pm

Match Day: Women's Team - Saturday PM FA National Futsal Super Series. Girls - friendly games on the weekend. 

What we are looking for: Manchester Futsal Women's Club provide opportunities for young girls to play futsal and learn more about the game of futsal. We are also looking to provide more friendly games. The Women's Team play at the top tier level of Women's Futsal in England. We are looking for an adaptable female coach that would like to get some hands on experience in learning to coach futsal. We see this role mainly focusing with the youth players and the U16-U19 programme. Full training and support will be give to the right candidate who has a passion for coaching. 

Who to contact: Simon Wright CEO - simon.wright@manchesterfutsal.comLeanne Skarratt Women's Coordinator  


Oldham Ability Counts FC

Age Group: U8 - Open Age

Training Night: Hathershaw College Bellfield Avenue Oldham OL8 3EP

Match Day: Friday Evenings. PM. Greater Manchester Ability Counts Football League

What we are looking for: Level One or Two coach to coach children and adults with learning difficulties and physical disabilities. Other volunteer roles available

Who to contact: Mark Senior Club Sec & Welfare 07765495328



Age Group: U9 Sharks Girls & U10 Eagles

Training Night: Monday Evenings 6-7pm, Flixton Girls School

Match Day: Saturday morning 10.00am for U9s and Saturday afternoon 12.30pm in the South Manchester Girls League

What we are looking for: We are an FA Charter Standard Accredited Grassroots Community Club in the heart of Urmston and are looking to recruit up to 4 coaches to develop and manage our newly formed U9s and U10s girls teams. We offer support to new coaches with all training,
 learning, equipment and coaches Kit provided. The girls side of the game is getting bigger and better and it would be great to welcome you to this brilliant family friendly community club.

Who to contact: David Sutton, Head of Womens and Girls Development on 07786 803982



Age Group: New starters, Under 5s and Under 6s

Training Night: Under 5s train on Sunday mornings at 9.30am at our Lees Field Club site, Davyhulme. Under 6s train on Saturday mornings at Lees Field.

Match Day: N/A

What we are looking for: We are a FA Charter Standard Community Club and are looking for coaching support for our early age groups. Ideally we would look for qualified coaches but will support anyone wishing to get involved who is not qualified. Coaches kit and equipment will also be provided.

Who to contact: Gemma on 07877 032421

Sapere Aude Football Academy

Age Group:U7 - U10

Training Night: Monday/Tuesday 6pm/7pm Milnrow 

Match Day: Saturday MYSL. Sunday Heywood league 

What we are looking for: Looking for someone who wants to start their coaching journey and help with perhaps taking a team over the weekend. It would be a volunteering role but a great opportunity to learn from the coaching team we currently have.

Who to contact: Marc 07793063391


Age Group: Ages u7s to u16s

Training Night: Currently we have teams rrain on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays ( depending on age) We are looking to train other nights in Tameside and Greater Manchester areas

Match Day: Most games will be Saturday afternoon or Sunday Afternoon and will not conflict with junior football league games 

What we are looking for: We are a charter standard futsal club and an FA private provider through out other coaching sessions.  We are looking for futsal coaches ( L2 or L3 proffered but not essential to both coach and run teams at weekends . We pay our coaches when
 they train too and at a generous rate. 

Who to contact: If you are a futsal coach looking for a club please contact Neil Lucas via email 


Age Group: Veterans (over 35)

Training Night: Generally Wednesday evening

Match Day:  First Sunday of each month, usually early PM

What we are looking for: We are looking for a coach who shares out ethos of fun football where camaraderie is more important than the result. We play one game a month and generally train in the two weeks leading up to the game. We enjoy an active social scene and get
 together weekly as well as offer the chance to tour in other cities and countries. This would suit a coach less interested in the week to week but more looking for a fun experience with a great bunch of blokes.

Who to contact: Callum Irving


Age Group: Open Age

Training Night: Thursdays 8-10pm, Belle Vue Speedway/leisure centre

Match Day:  Saturday Mornings (10:15 K.O)

What we are looking for: Creative personality for variety of sessions. A determined personality that is able to motivate & encourage & holding a minimum of FA L1 qualification.

Who to contact:


Age Group: Tots U6 and Development 5-11

Training Night: Saturday, 1:15-2:15pm at Partington Sports Village, M31 4ES

Match Day:  N/A

What we are looking for: Cerebral Palsy United FC offers a welcome to anyone who has cerebral palsy or an acquired brain injury and wants to play football, regardless of their experience or mobility. Our club is based in the North West of England. Through our football programs (which include all phases of development) and additional charity-run support programs, we support our members both on and off the football pitch to develop as players and as people in an inclusive environment; to thrive, overcome barriers, and to be the best they can be. We also work with members’ families in numerous ways, and have become a hub of support within the CP/ABI community in the region. We are currently running ten sessions per week across six centres in Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool, Cheshire, Kendal and Carlisle, and have over 140 playing members, ranging between ages 2 and 40+ We are a registered charity and are supported financially through sponsorship, donations and grant funding. 70% of our leadership team (which includes a Committee, a Youth Committee, and our Trustees) is made up of people with lived experience of CP/ABI, and all our decisions and initiatives respond to specific needs/wants identified by our members and their families. We have experienced, committed, well-qualified staff that include a team of amazing volunteers, all of whom contribute to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment. Thanks to unprecedented levels of recruitment during and after the pandemic, we are currently looking for enthusiastic, flexible, dedicated, reliable and caring people to join our coaching team and support staff. You would help to deliver fun, age-appropriate development sessions to children with Cerebral Palsy and/or an acquired brain injury. For football coaching, you would ideally would be FA Level 1 or above qualified, but a Level 1 or above in other sports coaching is also fine. Our support staff focus more on fundamental movement skills and motivate and support our children with their weekly physio/exercise/stretching routines. As a club, we will provide kit and equipment as well as guidance and mentoring, with weekly check-ins and at least two in-house CPD events each year. You will receive all the support you need, and gain valuable experience of disability sports coaching and therapy in a safe and friendly learning environment.

Who to contact:


Age Group: Open Age

Training Night: Thursday 6.15-8pm Platt Lane Sports Complex

Match Day:  GMWFL Div 3 and Flexi League

What we are looking for: We are an inclusive womens and non-binary football club looking for a female or non-binary coach who is keen to work with an inclusive, open, welcoming and friendly bunch of players who are keen to learn and develop. 

Who to contact:


Age Group: Wildcats 5-11

Training Night: Tuesday 6 pm - 7 pm, The Dome, Platt Lane, Manchester

Match Day:  At the moment the team only train, we would like to recruit another coach who would then enter a league with the team

What we are looking for: Hough End Griffins in a junior football team based in south manchester. We have teams playing in every age group from from soccer school right up to under 18s. We established a WildCats centre back in 2019, training on a Tuesday night with one of our coaches, and we are now at a stage where we want to develop the pathway further, from just training, for this group of girls, joina league and start playing matches. 

Who to contact: Nicola Byrne, Welfare officer, 07971 161284


Age Group: Under 7s 2022/23

Training Night: Tuesday 6 pm - 7 pm, The Dome, Platt Lane, Manchester

Match Day: Tuesday 6pm to 7pm At astley sports village dukinfield Tameside 

What we are looking for: Ashton united are a charter standard club based in Tameside in greater manchester.  We are looking for someone interested in getting into coaching and the club and providing a positive environment for children to play football.  We will provide support through required qualifications for the right person for this voluntary role 

Who to contact:


Age Group: U15

Training Night:  Thursday, Heywood, 7-8pm

Match Day: SaturdayAM, North Manchester Girls Football League

What we are looking for: We are a fast growing progressive club wanting the best for our players and coaches we are after enthusiastic coaches who want to help us grow our club and improve our players 

Who to contact: Emma 07766282853


Age Group: Soccer school & various age groups

Training Night:  Saturday morning and various evenings

Match Day: Various weekend fixtures dependent on age

What we are looking for: Soccer schools in need of volunteers and assistant to help out

Who to contact: David Horrocks 07712450181


Age Group: Open age ladies

Training Night:  Wednesday 7-9 at Great Academy, Ashton

Match Day: Sunday, Greater Manchester Womens league

What we are looking for: Experience with your senior teams

Who to contact:


Age Group: NEW U7 Team

Training Night:  Monday 6-7 Ambrose High School

Match Day: Saturday, AM, Salford & Districts League

What we are looking for: We've got 2 existing U7 teams, and enough players currently training with this teams to form a third.  We are looking for a coach that would be able to take these players and form a new U7 team.  All costs and courses to get started with coaching will be funded by the club and a mentor provided until you are comfortable.  If you want to start your coaching journey within a great club then get in touch.

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